Mr. George Leo Burke, 76, of Lafayette went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. He was a life-long resident of the North Georgia area and a member at the Harrell Street Church of God and had also served as a Deacon at Freedom Tabernacle in Summerville.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Edna Burke; brothers, Melvin, Ed and John Burke; and sisters, Phyllis Lambert and Shelby Gentry.
Survivors include his daughter, Katie Wood; son, Chris Burke; sister, Mary Norris; grandchildren, Wesley (Lou Ann) Blalock, Cory Reynolds, Ashley Burke and Deanna Brown; along with three great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2 PM Saturday at Life Purpose Church in Summerville with Jeff Shaver officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the funeral expenses.
Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.